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Penn State Defeats Northwestern 66-59 - Recap

Jermaine Marshall scored 18 points leading Penn State to a 66-59 victory over Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Thursday.

Penn State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs.

Penn State got 18 points from D.J. Newbill and another 15 points from Sasa Borovnjak. Nick Colella contributed 4 assists, while Sasa Borovnjak cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Northwestern got 22 points from Alex Marcotullio in a losing cause and another 11 points from Reggie Hearn. Reggie Hearn contributed 4 assists for them, while Reggie Hearn had 5 rebounds.

Penn State led at halftime, 34-30.

The rebound battle favored Penn State as they grabbed 38 boards, while Northwestern only had 23.